Interim CEO

Kierra (Kay) McCray

Program & Event Coordinator

Kierra (Kay) McCray is the visionary Founder and Chief Impact Officer of Kultivate Strategies. She empowers businesses and nonprofits to create meaningful, measurable, and sustainable impact globally. With a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from the University of North Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Bethune Cookman University, Kierra combines academic excellence with practical experience.

Her achievements include the Cares Humanitarian Award for her transformative work with young girls through her former nonprofit, Purpose and PowHER. A dedicated member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and the National Council of Negro Women, Kierra is committed to uplifting communities and advancing social change in post-secondary and urban education. An avid reader and wellness enthusiast, Kierra is dedicated to lifelong learning and living a balanced, purposeful life. Her mission is to leave a legacy of positive change and empowerment in the world of education and beyond.